Freddie Mercury vs Bruce Springsteen

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There are many talented Rock stars in history, they have shown outstanding abilities and that is why they have become one of the best around the world, now let’s review two of the big ones, Freddie Mercury and Bruce Springsteen.

Singer-songwriter Freddie Mercury was born on September 5, 1946, Tanzania. He studied piano at London’s Ealing College of Art, he died of AIDS on November 24, 1991, at age 45.  The music of Mercury’s band, Queen (a fusion of hard rock and glam rock), reached the top of U.S. and British charts. «Bohemian Rhapsody» is a seven-minute rock operetta, one of the most popular songs of the band. Offstage, Mercury was open about his bisexuality, but he kept his relationships private. He also lived a lavish lifestyle, spending, once, $400,000 on a set of hand-painted china.

Bruce Springsteen (The Boss) is an arena rock star, singer-songwriter. He was born on September 23, 1949, in New Jersey. With dozens of awards under his belt, including 20 Grammys, and selling more than 65 million albums in the U.S. Springsteen’s explosion into rock superstardom came in 1984 when he released Born in the U.S.A. In 2016 he was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama.

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Session 3

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